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Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to h...

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Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to h...


Petah Marian | 23 Mar 2012

Perry Ellis has revealed that it will liquidate and close a number of brands before the end of fiscal 2013 as part of restructuring plans.


Leonie Barrie | 8 Sep 2011

Apparel seller Liz Claiborne Inc has spent the best part of the last four years trying to reduce its long-term debt and bring expenses in line with weak sales and consolidation of its department store customers. Measures have included the axing of thousands of global jobs, and the disposal of at least 14 brands - the most recent of which was its loss-making Mexx business. Here just-style charts its turnaround efforts so far.


Richard Woodard | 16 Oct 2009

As consumer spending has fallen amid the economic downturn, US retail chains have cut back savagely on inventory to save cash. An understandable reaction, but one that could spell trouble for suppliers and retailers alike in the run-up to the holiday season, reports Richard Woodard.


just-style.com | 15 Jan 2009

Bangladesh’s clothing and ready-made garment sector is undergoing unprecedented expansion, registering an average growth of 20% year-on-year, and has plans to be one of the top three exporters globally by 2013. Paul Cochrane reports from Dhaka.

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In the most recent first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, G-III Apparel moved to a loss on acquisition charges, while Guess saw earnings fall on soft Americas sales. Kate Spade, meanwhile, saw earnings slump on the back of sales declines, while Hudson's Bay recorded comparable store declines on the back of lower domestic store traffic across all banners. 


Beth Wright | 7 Jun 2017

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a licensing deal with Comercial ECCSA/Ripley Corp for men's, women's and kids' apparel, accessories and footwear under the skate and surf sportswear Gotcha brand in Chile.


Beth Wright | 1 Jun 2017

Perry Ellis International has entered into a license agreement with Wolf Company SA de CV for men's apparel and accessories under the Cubavera trademark in Mexico.


In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Destination XL moved to a profit but booked lower sales, while Caleres moved to a loss in the quarter. VF Corporation, meanwhile, revealed a fall in both sales and earnings for the quarter, while Stein Mart moved to a loss as a result of "aggressive" promotions. 


Beth Wright | 18 Apr 2017

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a licensing deal Sector Apparel Group for the distribution of Original Penguin by Munsingwear men's apparel in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland. 


Michelle Russell | 7 Feb 2017

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has appointed David Rattner as its finance chief to take over from the retiring Anita Britt.


Beth Wright | 26 Jan 2017

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a number of new license agreements to distribute Nike Swim across Europe.


Beth Wright | 23 Jan 2017

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a number of new license agreements to distribute Nike Swim across Latin America.


Beth Wright | 3 Jan 2017

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a licensing deal with Euroneck, S.A. de CV for the design and distribution of men's accessories in Mexico.


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Sears Holdings remained optimistic despite widening its net losses, while Vince Holding blamed challenging conditions and warm weather for a fall in both earnings and sales. Abercrombie & Fitch, meanwhile, revealed a "disastrous" quarter as sales fell and earnings plummeted 80%, while American Eagle Outfitters booked record sales and its 9th consecutive quarter of profit improvement.


Beth Wright | 22 Nov 2016

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has extended its license agreement with Callaway Golf.


Beth Wright | 10 Nov 2016

?US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a licensing deal with Peerless Clothing for boy's tailored clothing under the Perry Ellis Portfolio trademark in the US and Canada.


Beth Wright | 4 Nov 2016

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a licensing deal with accessories company Gina Group LLC for the distribution of Laundry by Shelli Segal accessories across the US States and Canada.


Beth Wright | 2 Nov 2016

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked a licensing deal with Sportsfactory Consulting Ltd for the distribution of Original Penguin by Munsingwear accessories throughout Europe.


In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Tailored Brands showed improvement on Q1 but saw earnings slide, while DSW booked mixed results. Abercrombie & Fitch widened its net losses but remained optimistic, while Destination Maternity revealed improved losses. Express, meanwhile, delivered what it described as a "disappointing" second-quarter, below management expectations, and Macy's saw a "distinct" improvement in its sales and earnings trends for the quarter. 


Beth Wright | 19 Aug 2016

US apparel business Perry Ellis International is to close 15 underperforming retail locations over the next 18 months as it revealed lower sales and a higher net loss in its second-quarter.


Beth Wright | 2 Jun 2016

US apparel business Perry Ellis International is expanding its executive team with the appointment of David Enright as COO, responsible for all aspects of the firm's global supply chain operations.


Michelle Russell | 15 Apr 2016

In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Destination Maternity and Perry Ellis saw their losses narrow, while New York & Co moved to a net profit. However, Iconix Brand Group cut its outlook after swinging to a loss, Finish Line saw its net profit plummet 90%, and Cherokee Global Brands posted a mixed performance. 


Michelle Russell | 22 Mar 2016

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has said it is confident of growing its Farah apparel and accessories brand in China after signing a new licensing deal in the country. 


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers Gymboree, Aeropostale, Sears and New York & Co narrowed their losses, while Oxford Industries, Destination Maternity and J Crew saw theirs widen. Both The Finish Line and Men's Wearhouse swung to a loss. On a positive note, The Children's Place, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, G-III Apparel Group and Abercrombie & Fitch booked higher earnings. 


Katie Smith | 5 Jan 2016

US apparel business Perry Ellis International is to relaunch its Pro Player athletic brand under a new licensee United Legwear & Apparel Co. 


Katie Smith | 12 Nov 2015

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked into two new licensing agreements with Black Label Clothing for tailored apparel and neckwear under the Original Penguin brand in the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe. 


Katie Smith | 12 Nov 2015

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has inked into two new licensing agreements with Black Label Clothing for tailored apparel and neckwear under the Original Penguin brand in the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe. 


Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. The Finish Line posted a small drop in net income, Zumiez saw its profit more than halve, Cherokee Global Brands posted a double-digit decline in net earnings, while Christopher & Banks swung to a loss, and Hudson's Bay was back in the black. 

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Leonie Barrie | 24 Oct 2014

Competition for pole position in the women's sportswear market is about to heat up after Nike this week revealed it has set its sights on growing its women's business by 40% over the next two years.

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